Compensation and Benefits Manager Salary Information in Iowa

The average annual and hourly salaries for compensation and benefits managers in the state of Iowa are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of compensation and benefits managers amongst Iowa metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Compensation and Benefits Managers in Iowa

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$61,800
25th Percentile Wage
$75,180
50th Percentile Wage
$98,660
75th Percentile Wage
$139,120
90th Percentile Wage
$160,110

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for compensation and benefits managers in Iowa in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $160,110. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $98,660. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $61,800.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of compensation and benefits managers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$98,660
11.05% 23.54%
2016
$87,760
-4.23% -
2015
$91,470
4.95% -
2014
$86,940
0.90% -
2013
$86,160
12.44% -
2012
$75,440
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Compensation and Benefits Managers in Iowa Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of compensation and benefits managers in some Iowa cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of compensation and benefits managers in state of Iowa ranges from $62,930 to $122,000. The highest paying area for compensation and benefits managers in Iowa is Des Moines-West Des Moines with a median annual salary of $122,000. The lowest paying area is Davenport-Moline-Rock Island with a median annual salary of $62,930.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Des Moines-West Des Moines
$122,000
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island
$62,930




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